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Richard Horgan

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New York
Co-Editor, Fishbowl — Adweek
Covers:  north korea, documentaries, independent film, entertainment, media, short films, authors
Doesn't Cover: kris jenner, kardashian sisters, bruce jenner

Personal ramblings of a West Coast journalist. Currently focused on #MeToo. rhorgan@gmail.com

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Biography

I have worked as a journalist and editor for several decades, beginning in Canada at age 17 with a full-time job at the Ottawa bureau of Associated Press Canada (Canadian Press). More recently and prior to joining FishbowlLA in October 2010 as co-editor, I was an unbylined weekly columnist for TM...

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When Harvey Weinstein was feted in Paris in the summer of 2012 by French Culture Minister Frederic Mitterand, he wrote about Jean-Paul Belmondo and Alain Delon, comparing them to Redford and Newman.  http://bit.ly/2mT7qHO  https://t.co/bJdtz7XPdr
When The Weinstein Co. was founded in 2005, Robert Redford and Paul Newman were tapped as advisors. Said Harvey at the time: "Any board with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, as far as we're concerned, is a good group of people," https://t.co/W74IHCzddU
Robert Redford has a pair of Miramax film credits. The forgotten one is 1992's INCIDENT AT OGLALA, which won Best Film at that year's American Indian Film Festival. https://t.co/IBzed6HkVr
In a 2013 @MensJournal piece, Redford connected the Sundance dots. Steven Soderbergh... Harvey Weinstein.... Paparazzi... Paris Hilton.  http://mjm.ag/2FXgROm  https://t.co/7liN1c11Bp
Here's part of what Harvey Weinstein wrote about Robert Redford in a 2014 essay celebrating the Sundance kid as one of @TIME's "100 Most Influential."  http://ti.me/2BfpCjb  https://t.co/2bWxJG3oYR
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Copy boy, Canadian Press, Ottawa, 1981.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Many, many times. That's how old I am. At one point, I was clocked at being able to type around 100 words-per-minute.

How is social media changing news?

In every possible way, mostly for the better. Twitter search is more powerful for breaking news trends, stories than any other Internet tool.